Isambard Brunel Junior School

Wymering Road





Tel: 02392 663444

Fax/Email: office@isambardbruneljuniorschool.org.uk

Job details

Salary: £15,100-15,785 (FTE)

Hours: 16.5 hours per week (Mornings Only)

Closing Date: Thursday 19th July 2018

Interview Date: Thursday 26th July 2018


The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is the best performing Multi Academy Trust for KS4 progress


We would like 2 Teaching Assistants with minimum NVQ level 3 to join our friendly team from September 2018.

We are looking for someone who has the drive, passion and skills to work at our three form entry, Primary academy based in Portsmouth.  Our school is a friendly, welcoming place with children who are full of energy and life. Learning is at the heart of what we do and we believe that all children enjoy their time at school.


We can offer you:

  • Children and parents who will welcome you and appreciate all of your hard work
  • Support from a vast network of senior leaders and  teachers within the school and our trust
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning - proven to enhance classroom practice
  • Team of friendly, dedicated and hardworking staff and governors
  • Outstanding CPD opportunities, particularly through the New Horizons Teaching School’s alliance, which also offers a great support network for our staff
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas


Our children would like teaching assistants who:

  • Makes learning fun!
  • Will listen if we need to talk to somebody
  • Has high expectations of us
  • Is supportive and understands when we struggle with our learning
  • Has good sense of humour!


Our Trust:

We want to employ staff who are great team members.  Our school is set in a large Victorian building, with high ceilings and plenty of space. We have a large hall and a large playground.

As part of the Thinking Schools Academy Trust, we benefit from working cohesively as a family of schools for the benefit of our children, and for the adults who work here too. TSAT supports with planning, trips, events, CPD and much more to ensure that all of our teachers are fully supported, enabling them to ensure that they can deliver the best learning that we can offer.


What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working in our Primary School, benefiting from a large support network and you are keen to progress your career, then please apply today, via the link below!



TSAT is committed to safe recruitment procedures and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments to this post are subject to an enhanced DBS check and Children’s Barred List check.